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Barry Eisler | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics
Barry Eisler

We should oppose torture because it's wrong, but it's irrelevant whether it's illegal? And "President Obama was right to ban torture"? Well then, shouldn't the president also ban rape, murder, arson, and embezzlement?

Why Torture Is Still Wrong

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Kathryn Bigelow's new film, Zero Dark Thirty, has reignited the debate over the role torture should play in U.S. counterterrorism policy. Here's the CliffsNotes answer: none.

Jessica Chastain On Saying The Best Line Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

In 2011, Jessica Chastain was everywhere. This is just barely hyperbole, as Chastain appeared in seven -- seven! -- movies in 2011. When she was done,...

Golden Globes Best Director Selections Include Ben Affleck

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

Best Director Golden Globes nominees include Ben Affleck, Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow, Quentin Tarantino and Ang Lee. The 70th annual Golden ...

How Zero Dark Thirty's Unflinching Objectivity Opens the Film Up to Simplistic Accusations of Ideological Partisanship

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There is going to be a lot of debate over the next few months about just where on the political divide Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty happens to sit.

Is 'Zero Dark Thirty' Pro-Torture?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment

"Zero Dark Thirty" is one of the year's most lauded films. Kathryn Bigelow's follow-up to "The Hurt Locker" focuses on the decade-long hunt for Osama ...

Author's Shocking Tweet About Female Oscar-Winning Director

Posted 12.06.2012 | Entertainment

Author and screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis took to Twitter on Wednesday night to share some thoughts about "Zero Dark Thirty," claiming the film's dire...

Review: Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty Is a Powerful Tale of the Costs of 'Justifiable' Violence

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.03.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Zero Dark Thirty is a fantastic achievement. It's powered by Jessica Chastain's terrific performance and absolutely becomes the definitive take on its subject. It's a cracking thriller, a mournful drama, and a thoughtful meditation on the costs of violence.

WATCH: New Clip From 'Zero Dark Thirty' Takes Off

Posted 11.30.2012 | Entertainment

"Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's outstanding new film about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, features one of the most intense sequences of 2012: the...

Did 'Zero Dark Thirty' Get A Helping Hand From The Obama Administration?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment

"Zero Dark Thirty" screenwriter Mark Boal did not receive classified documents from the Obama administration. That's the word from Boal himself in a n...

Girls' Night Out: Zero Dark Thirty and the Death of Osama bin Laden

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal's take on the hunt for Osama bin Laden, a thrilling Zero Dark Thirty, begins with torture so brutal I found it an eye averting experience.

Will 'Zero Dark Thirty' Give You An Aneurysm

Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

The details of Kathryn Bigelow's follow-up to The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, have been shrouded is almost as much mystery as the actual mission to...

What's The First Word On 'Zero Dark Thirty'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment

Geronimo. After months of anticipation, Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," a procedural about the hunt for and killing of Osama Bin Laden, screened...

LOOK: New 'Zero Dark Thirty' Poster Promises Greatest Manhunt In History

Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

For once, a movie poster isn't boasting for the sake of boasting. Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" is about the "greatest manhunt in history." ...

Big Change For Oscar Favorite 'Zero Dark Thirty'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Audiences not located in New York or Los Angeles might have to wait a little while longer to see "Zero Dark Thirty." According to THR, Sony is toying ...

Zero Dark Thirty Meets Slender Man in Parody Trailer

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.24.2012 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

In this latest installment of "YouTube Trailers," Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty white-knuckle thriller -- based on the true story of the manhunt for Osama bin Laden -- is re-imagined with the nefarious and elusive Slender Man.

When Great Cinema Becomes Propaganda

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 10.11.2012 | Entertainment
Gabriel Mizrahi

This year, the biggest October Surprise might not have been a surprise at all -- Zero Dark Thirty, an Oscar contender released by Sony Pictures.

Andrea Stone

White House Gave Hollywood Filmmaker Access To Team That Killed Bin Laden, Records Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Obama administration officials made "a planner, operator and commander of SEAL Team Six" who killed Osama bin Laden available to a Holly...

Joe Satran

No Movies With Female Directors To Compete At Cannes 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 05.17.2012 | Entertainment

With the international media assembled in Paris Thursday to find out which movies made the cut for this year's prestigious Festival du Cannes, festiva...

Hollywood's Female Trouble: Part 2, The Directors

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Even with Bigelow's Oscar win in 2009, why are the statistics for female directors (in both film and television) less than golden?

Kathryn Bigelow's Bin Laden Movie Running Into Trouble

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.02.2012 | Entertainment

"Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's movie on Navy's SEAL Team 6's hunt for, and killing of, Osama Bin Laden has run into more drama -- and major pro...

Kathryn Bigelow's Bin Laden Movie Facing Protests In India

Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment

U.S. government officials aren't the only ones giving Kathryn Bigelow fits over her upcoming Osama bin Laden film. According to Reuters, the director,...

Jordan Zakarin

Navy SEALs And The Military's Secret Hollywood Mission

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.21.2012 | Entertainment

A crack team of highly skilled warriors, outfitted with the most advanced weapons of the world’s most powerful military force, storms an enemy compo...

And the Oscar Goes to... a Man: Gender Bias at the Top

Joan Williams | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment
Joan Williams

The myth of the meritocracy reigns supreme. But the top of the top is still dominated by men, in Hollywood and elsewhere -- and what's worse, progress may be stalling across the board.

Stars Join Hollywood's War Over Bin Laden

Posted 03.07.2012 | Entertainment

Kathryn Bigelow's film about the military's hunt for Osama Bin Laden is on the verge of enlisting three new stars. According to a number of reports, ...